Quarter repeating watch by Thomas Mudge

Grande-sonnerie quarter repeating watch, believed to have been made to fit into the end of a walking cane head.


Gold, enamel, brass & steel
6 x 5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £90,000)
Acquired in:
Terence Cuss

At a later date, possibly as early as 1842, the watch was rehoused in a gold basket.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8181 www.britishmuseum.org

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